Welcome to YourTango's monthly love horoscope column from astrologer Ellen Whitehurst! Look up your sign to see what the month of August has in store for you in the romance department.
Venus moon rising. Sun square Pluto. These are common phrases seen in daily horoscopes and astrological readings. Depending on your sign, based on where the planets are aligned, the prediction for your day may have you prepared to win the lottery or ready to climb back in bed. Zodiac compatibility pairs Aries with Leos and Sagittarius for lifelong love and Cancers and Capricorns are considered their worst partners. There are predictions of success for love, romance and happiness for every sign and every sign pairing possible.
Do you enjoy fondue flecked with gold? A chilled bottle of Moët & Chandon on a king-sized bed of 1,000-thread-count Egyptian sheets? If you answered yes, than you'll have no trouble adapting to Taurus as the sun enters the second sign of the Zodiac today.
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Are you an astrology junkie? In that case, you already know that Mercury went retrograde on Aug. 2, and will stay that way until Aug. 26. What does this mean for your love life?
Just in time for Independence day, love goddess Venus glides into the home and family sign of Cancer. Does that mean you can expect a warm and fuzzy family reunion? In your dreams, baby. Seriously—if you want a peaceful holiday, you may have to use your imagination to get to a place of compassion or understanding with your peeps.
Love may be a little confusing from June 5 to 15 as love planet Venus meets Neptune, the planet of dreams and illusions. If you’re not quite sure where things stand with you and your beloved right now, try to relax and go with the flow, since pushing for clarity during this planetary transit will only muddy the waters more.
Relationships get steamy as Venus, the planet of love, meets up with Mars, the planet of sex, in the slow, sensuous sign of Taurus. If you’ve got a hot date planned, you’re in luck; if not, you might want to schedule something ASAP. This is the moment to savor your partner like a fine wine, or a delectable piece of chocolate. Between now and June 9, take the time to enjoy every second you spend with him or her, reveling in the experience and letting all your senses awaken to your lover’s presence. Venus in Taurus is all about receptivity, so allow yourself to soak in each and every pleasurable moment, taking in as much as you can of the good (and yummy) that is available to you now.
Strong and silent types rule until the end of May as Mercury, the go-to planet for communication, meets up with Mars, the action planet. This energetic union—which peaks on Friday, May 20—takes place in Taurus, the sign of the Bull. Since Taurus is known for expressing itself using the body rather than words, this is a time to get your point across using more non-verbal forms of communication.
While sexy Mars travels through earthy Taurus, slow down and enjoy sexy, sensual pleasures. While sexy Mars travels through earthy Taurus, slow down and enjoy sexy, sensual pleasures. When the planet of passion (Mars), moves into the sign of sensual indulgence (Taurus), earthly temptations will be hard to ignore—and there's no reason to neglect them! Mars travels through Taurus from May 11 to June 20. Now is the time to dive into the pleasures of the physical realm and enjoy being a human being in a human body. Appreciate all that the world offers now: good food, art, music, flowers and sex—especially sex.
Have you ever yearned for a more passionate love life? Have you ever wondered why you haven't found your soul mate, or if you have, have you wished she or he was more romantic? This spring you can stop wishing: On April Neptune moved into Pisces, ushering new era of enchanting, extravagant romance. Neptune changes signs once every 14 years, so this is a major shift. Here's what it means for you.
If a vampire-style romance appeals to you at all, then this week’s love transit should bring exactly what you’re looking for. Smoldering looks, overwhelming passion, lust and more than a little danger are all emphasized when Venus -- love lady of the stars -- and Pluto -- god of the underworld -- meet in a cosmic dance of tension and arousal.
When Venus, the planet of love, lust and other good stuff, gets cozy with Uranus, the planet of electric “zinginess,” sparks have been known to fly. Lightning bolts of love are just waiting to shoot down from the sky now, so if you’re interested in being a target, get yourself out there and stay alert and ready for action.